Maritime art & objects
Adam Willaerts – Antwerp/London, 1577 – 1664
Oil on panel.
Adam Willaerts (1577 – 1664) was a painter from the southern Netherlands. His parents lived in Antwerp. Adam was born in London. In his paintings he focused on sea paintings and beach views with a balanced relationship between foreground, center plan and background. His compositions in Flemish style are narrative and imaginative and generally follow the traditional painting layout.
Date: 1600-1660 (frame of later date)
WL, panel: 40,5 x 54,5 cm
WL, frame: 50 x 66 cm
Signed: Willarts, left under
Origin: Holland, Dutch
Condition: excellent, no cracks or deformations, older restauration